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Freckenhorst, Regierungsbezirk Münster, Germany

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Location and Geography

Freckenhorst is a town in the Warendorf district, within the Münster region, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the Ems River, approximately 15 kilometers south of Münster.

History

Freckenhorst boasts a rich history dating back to the 9th century. It was first mentioned in written records in 851 as "Freckenhorst," and in 854 as "Freckenforst." The town's name likely derives from the Old Saxon words "frik" (meaning "free") and "horst" (meaning "wooded hill").

Freckenhorst played a significant role in the region's religious landscape. In 854, a Benedictine abbey was founded in the town, which became a center of learning and culture. The abbey church, dedicated to St. Boniface, remains a prominent landmark today.

During the Middle Ages, Freckenhorst developed into a market town and enjoyed periods of prosperity. However, it also faced challenges, including destruction during the Thirty Years' War in the 17th century.

Present Day

Today, Freckenhorst is a charming town with a population of around 11,000. It retains its historical character, with half-timbered houses and narrow streets. The town is known for its annual Martini Market, held in November, which attracts visitors from across the region.

Freckenhorst offers a variety of attractions for visitors, including:

  • The Abbey Church of St. Boniface: This Romanesque church dates back to the 12th century and features impressive architecture and artwork.
  • The Abbey Museum: This museum showcases the history of the Benedictine abbey and the town of Freckenhorst.
  • The Martini Market: Held annually in November, this market offers a wide range of goods, from local crafts to food and drink.
  • The Ems River: The river provides opportunities for walking, cycling, and boating.
  • The surrounding countryside: Freckenhorst is located in a scenic area with rolling hills and forests, offering opportunities for hiking and exploring.

Economy

Freckenhorst's economy is primarily based on agriculture, tourism, and small businesses. The town is also home to a number of industrial and commercial enterprises.

Transportation

Freckenhorst is easily accessible by car, train, and bus. The town is located near the A1 motorway and has a train station on the Münster-Hamm line.

Education

Freckenhorst has a primary school, a secondary school, and a vocational school. The town is also home to a branch of the University of Münster.

Culture

Freckenhorst has a vibrant cultural scene, with a variety of events and activities throughout the year. The town is also home to a number of museums, theaters, and art galleries.

Sports and Recreation

Freckenhorst offers a variety of sports and recreational facilities, including a swimming pool, a sports hall, and a football stadium. The town is also popular for cycling and hiking.

Overall

Freckenhorst is a charming town with a rich history, beautiful scenery, and a variety of attractions and activities. It is a great place to visit for a day trip or a longer stay.

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Die Fischerei. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Die Fischerei. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows a fisherman holding oars, standing on the shore next to a lobster, eel, fish, and shellfish, with a man fishing from the opposite shore, a man with net in a boat, and large fishing boats in the bac... More

Chas. H. Yale & Sidney R. Ellis present the German dialect comedian and golden voiced singer, Al. H. Wilson in a new romantic German dialect comedy, The watch on the Rhine by Sidney R. Ellis.

Chas. H. Yale & Sidney R. Ellis present the German dialect comedian an...

Caption: The sweetest of songs, "Love is all in all." Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4779. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection ... More

Zeitung der 10. Armee / A. Saulweber.

Zeitung der 10. Armee / A. Saulweber.

Poster shows a soldier sitting reading the newspaper. Text: Newspaper of the 10th Army. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

We offer you a full partnership : it is to laugh!

We offer you a full partnership : it is to laugh!

German military officer with foot bandage, "Verdun" (possibly William II), and Mexican military officer, offering partnership to military officer, "Japan," standing on words, "The Allies." Possibly referring to... More

Bulgaren-Held; Zigarettenfabrik Menes, Wiesbaden / Ludwig Hohlwein, München.

Bulgaren-Held; Zigarettenfabrik Menes, Wiesbaden / Ludwig Hohlwein, Mü...

Poster shows a German soldier smoking. Poster is an advertisement for cigarettes produced by Menes Cigarette Factory, Wiesbaden, Germany. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Zeichnet die 8. Kriegsanleihe / Otto Lietz, München.

Zeichnet die 8. Kriegsanleihe / Otto Lietz, München.

Poster shows a flying bell with wings; sunlight streams in the background. Text: I ring for war, I sing for victory. With an open hand, you will protect the land. Subscribe to the 8th War Loan.

Feist-Feldgrau, Sektkellerei Frankfurt a.M. A.G. / H.R., München.

Feist-Feldgrau, Sektkellerei Frankfurt a.M. A.G. / H.R., München.

Poster shows a German Army officer holding a glass of sekt (champagne) with the name Feist Sekt on it. Poster is an advertisement for the Feist Sektkellerei, Frankfurt am Main. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Z... More

Kriegs Anleihe, helft den Hütern eures Glückes / W. Georgi 1918.

Kriegs Anleihe, helft den Hütern eures Glückes / W. Georgi 1918.

Print shows a man holding a sword in his right hand and his left arm around a woman holding an infant. An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort to ensure victory, peace, and happiness. Signed an... More

Is he an asset or a liability? - Drawing. Public domain image.

Is he an asset or a liability? - Drawing. Public domain image.

German military officer with bandaged feet ("Somme," "Ourcgi," "Vesle," "Avre," "Aisne," "Marne") and whip watching chained, growling bear (Soviet Union) sitting on "Eastern Front," while small animals "Trotsky... More

Wer Rettet das Vaterland? Das is Lützow's wilde, verwegne Jagd. Deutsche Männer! Soldaten aller Waffen! Auf in unsere Reihen! Freikorps Lützow / L. Impekoven, 1919.

Wer Rettet das Vaterland? Das is Lützow's wilde, verwegne Jagd. Deutsc...

Poster shows 19th century cavalry-man holding swords. Text asks who will protect the Fatherland and tells men proficient with any weapons to join Kreikorps Lützow. Place of registration and benefits are given. ... More

Schützt die Heimat! / Bernhard.

Schützt die Heimat! / Bernhard.

Poster shows a village in flames with a large claw-like hand formed out of smoke posed over the buildings. Text encourages people to protect the homeland by signing up for the volunteer corps of Generalkommando... More

Frauen! Sorget für Frieden und Brot! Wählet und werbt für die Wahl!

Frauen! Sorget für Frieden und Brot! Wählet und werbt für die Wahl!

Poster tells women to care for peace and bread and to vote and campaign in the election. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Sturmbataillon Schmidt; Deutsche Männer schütt Eure Heimat! Tretet ein beim ... / L. Impekoven, 1919.

Sturmbataillon Schmidt; Deutsche Männer schütt Eure Heimat! Tretet ein...

Poster shows head-and-shoulders portrait of German soldier; in background a factory and country scene and in both lower corners the Sturmbataillon Schmidt coat of arms. Text encourages German men to protect the... More

Die Leiche eines ca. 50 jähr ... Jn demselben Eisenbahnzug aufgefundene Leiche einer ca. 50 jähr ....

Die Leiche eines ca. 50 jähr ... Jn demselben Eisenbahnzug aufgefunden...

Photographs show the corpses in a room of civilians executed during the assault on Metgethen, Germany, by Soviet troops in 1945. In album: Bildbericht über von den Bolschewisten ermordete und geschändete Deuts... More

[Taking a break] - Public domain portrait drawing

[Taking a break] - Public domain portrait drawing

Reproduction of drawing shows an American soldier resting against a fence post in Germany during World War II. Image published in Drawing fire : a combat artist at war / Howard Brodie. Los Altos, CA: Portola Pr... More

[Head wound] - Public domain  drawing

[Head wound] - Public domain drawing

Reproduction of drawing shows an American soldier grasping his head as he drops his rifle and runs under combat in Germany during World War II. Image published in Drawing fire : a combat artist at war / Howard ... More

Abbildung der prächtigen - und zwar trawrigen Leichbestattung - gehalten uber den Tödlichen abgang und wolreiffen hintritt auszm Röm. Reich der allerschädlichen Bestiæ der contribution, ...

Abbildung der prächtigen - und zwar trawrigen Leichbestattung - gehalt...

A mock funeral procession for the heavy imperial taxes levied on the Protestants but lost after the Protestant victory at Breitenfeld. The procession begins in the lower right corner and advances across the bot... More

Aufwärts, Oberbayerische Flugspende / Erler.

Aufwärts, Oberbayerische Flugspende / Erler.

Poster shows the profile of a German pilot. Text: Onwards, Upper Bavarian Aviation Fund. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Poster - Die Gefahr des Bolschewismus - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Die Gefahr des Bolschewismus - Public domain lithograph

Poster shows a skeleton, wrapped in a black cloak, with a bloody knife held in its teeth. In the background a hill of crosses on top of which is a gallows. Text: The danger of Bolshevism. Exhibited in: "Nazi P... More

[Wassweburg mit ausreitenden soldaten im Kostüm des 17. Jahrhunderts]

[Wassweburg mit ausreitenden soldaten im Kostüm des 17. Jahrhunderts]

17th century soldiers riding over drawbridge of castle into forest. Title from: Carl Friedrich Lessing, 1808-1880 : Handzeichnungen aus dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio/USA : Ausstellung, 6. September, 2. Novemb... More

Ruined castle. Rhine - Public domain albumen print photograph

Ruined castle. Rhine - Public domain albumen print photograph

Ruins of castle above Rhine River. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 28, upper left.

Konigsee - Public domain albumen print photograph

Konigsee - Public domain albumen print photograph

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 49.

Das ist der Weg zum Frieden -- die Feinde wollen es so! Darum zeichne Kriegsanleihe! / Bernhard.

Das ist der Weg zum Frieden -- die Feinde wollen es so! Darum zeichne ...

Poster shows a clenched, ironclad fist. Text: That's the way to peace -- the enemy wants it that way! Therefore subscribe to the War Loan.

Spende für bayerische Soldatenheime / Stuck.

Spende für bayerische Soldatenheime / Stuck.

Poster shows a German soldier seated by a stove and warming his hands. Text: Contribute for Bavarian Soldiers' Homes. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Hospital train, Germany, George Grantham Bain Collection

Hospital train, Germany, George Grantham Bain Collection

Wounded German soldier being helped off train by medical personnel. Bain News Service photograph. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Hausrat auch gegen Teilzahlung ... / Bernhard.

Hausrat auch gegen Teilzahlung ... / Bernhard.

Poster shows a table, chair, lamp and picture on wall. Accompanying text announces housegoods available, including on installment plans, at the "Hausrat" Gemeinnütze Gesellschaft m.b.H. to spouses of veterans, ... More

Zum Besten der Kriegsnotspende ... drei mittelalterliche Volksspiele ... Spiel vom Sündenfalle, Totentanz, Theophilus der Urfaust ... / H. Lehmann.

Zum Besten der Kriegsnotspende ... drei mittelalterliche Volksspiele ....

Poster shows head of a man wearing a medieval(?) head covering and a robe(?). Text is advertisement for a theatrical performance of three popular medieval plays (mystery plays?), The Fall from Grace; Dance of D... More

Preparing answers to our "notes"

Preparing answers to our "notes"

Military officer, possibly Alfred von Tirpitz. Variant title on verso: Preparing a few more answers to our series of notes. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congre... More

Spraddled Historic map, Library of Congress

Spraddled Historic map, Library of Congress

Military officer, possibly William II, Emperor of Germany, sprawling over map of Europe and covering Balkans.

Gold zerschlächt Eisen. Bringt eurer Gold zur Goldankaufstelle / Jul Diez.

Gold zerschlächt Eisen. Bringt eurer Gold zur Goldankaufstelle / Jul D...

Poster shows a woman, representing Peace, with a dove on one hand and a golden sheaf in the other. The chain on her ankle has been broken, probably by the golden hammer resting on the anvil to which she had bee... More

Der Hias, ein feldgraues Spiel / Ch. Bärmann.

Der Hias, ein feldgraues Spiel / Ch. Bärmann.

Poster shows a German soldier pointing the way to others silhouetted in background as though emerging from a trench. Poster is advertisement for a popular play by Heinrich Gilardone. Stamp: Rehse-Archiv für Ze... More

Sammelt Obstkerne zur Ölgewinnung; nächste Sammelstelle ... / Gipkens.

Sammelt Obstkerne zur Ölgewinnung; nächste Sammelstelle ... / Gipkens.

Poster shows two "men" walking. The bodies are fruit pits dripping oil. Text encourages people to collect fruit pits to extract oil. Locations of the collection places is pasted at bottom of poster. Poster issu... More

Helft uns siegen! Zeichnet die Kriegsanleihe / Erler.

Helft uns siegen! Zeichnet die Kriegsanleihe / Erler.

Poster shows German soldier, with gas mask hanging from his neck, gazing into the distance. Text reads: Help us triumph! Subscribe to the War Loan. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Anarchie ist Helfer der Reaktion und Hungersnot / Schnackenberg, Dez.'18.

Anarchie ist Helfer der Reaktion und Hungersnot / Schnackenberg, Dez.'...

Poster shows a large angel holding an olive branch and a scroll with the words "National ...amlung" standing in front of a mass of German soldiers and civilians. In front of the angel is an anarchist holding a ... More

Poster - 1918 Opfertag / Walter Ditz. - Public domain lithograph

Poster - 1918 Opfertag / Walter Ditz. - Public domain lithograph

Poster shows an altar (?) decorated with a cross in the form of a dagger; flames ascend from the altar dividing the date 1918. Text is a quotation emploring the holy flame to never extinguish and forever burn b... More

Poster - Zeichne! / Louis Oppenheim. - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Zeichne! / Louis Oppenheim. - Public domain lithograph

Poster shows a hand holding a pen and signing a war bond certificate.

Kolonial-Krieger-Spende. Von Lettow-Vorbeck / Grotemeyer 1918.

Kolonial-Krieger-Spende. Von Lettow-Vorbeck / Grotemeyer 1918.

Poster shows General Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck on horseback leading African soldiers. Text at top reads Colonial War Funds; on bottom is facsimile of von Lettow-Vorbeck's signature. Forms part of: Rehse-Arch... More

Wahr dich, Wehr dich, Wach auf. Melde dich zur Bayr. Reichswehr / Ludwig Hohlwein, München.

Wahr dich, Wehr dich, Wach auf. Melde dich zur Bayr. Reichswehr / Ludw...

Poster shows a German soldier holding a rifle. Text: Defend yourself, protect yourself, wake up. Enlist in the Bavarian Reichswehr. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Einrichtungsgegenstände aus Aluminium, Kupfer, Messing, Nickel, Zinn sind enteignet, liefert sie ab! / Louis Oppenheim.

Einrichtungsgegenstände aus Aluminium, Kupfer, Messing, Nickel, Zinn s...

Poster shows a blacksmith(?) holding a bag of household items made of metal. Text tells people that household items made from aluminum, copper, brass, nickel and tin have been appropriated. Regulation number is... More

Arbeit, der Schutz gegen Anarchie! / Siegm. v. Suchodolski.

Arbeit, der Schutz gegen Anarchie! / Siegm. v. Suchodolski.

Poster shows a blacksmith(?) holding a raised hammer, about to strike a snake with flames erupting from its mouth; in background smokestacks. Text: Work, the protection against anarchy. Forms part of: Rehse-Arc... More

Schon nach wenigen Tagen! ... Einigkeit! / Bernhard.

Schon nach wenigen Tagen! ... Einigkeit! / Bernhard.

Poster lists achievements since the end of the war: a people's republic; freedom of assembly, press and religion; hereditary privileges and dynasties swept away; militarism smashed; an eight hour work day; etc.... More

Not, Elend, Hunger, Zerstörung bringt der Bolschewismus

Not, Elend, Hunger, Zerstörung bringt der Bolschewismus

A family watching in distress as their farm is burned and animals confiscated. Text: Bolshevism brings distress, adversity, hunger and destruction. Stamp: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik. Printe... More

[Head and shoulders portrait of unidentified soldier]

[Head and shoulders portrait of unidentified soldier]

Reproduction of drawing shows a soldier in Germany during World War II. Signed on print: Sgt. Howard Brodie Germany '45.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, talks with Major General Matthew B. Ridgway, CG, 18th Corps, at a headquarters in Germany, during General Eisenhower's tour of the western front

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander, talks with Maj...

U.S. Army photograph. KTO HQ-45-25686. Public domain photograph related to Nazi Germany, World War Two, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Portrait of Robert Schumann] - Public domain portrait engraving

[Portrait of Robert Schumann] - Public domain portrait engraving

Druck v. A. Weger, Leipzig. (statement of responsibility) Forms part of the Moldenhauer Archives (Box 115). Certain restrictions to use or copying of materials may apply. Finding aid available in the Library o... More

Lo, the fell monster with the deadly sting who passes mountains, breaks through fenced walls and firm embattled spears, and with his filth taints all the world - Dante's Inferno

Lo, the fell monster with the deadly sting who passes mountains, break...

"Italy" on statue of Dante; dragon with German helmet possibly representing Austro-German army at the Battle of Caporetto. Title on verso. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Li... More

Die Barnum & Bailey groesste schaustellung der welt--Eine Anzahl der Erstaunlichsten und Überraschendsten Kunstücke am Trapez [...]

Die Barnum & Bailey groesste schaustellung der welt--Eine Anzahl der E...

Poster showing trapeze artists performing. (1900.B. No. 82) Copyright by the Strobridge Litho. Co.

More [c]ulture : to save the civilization of Europe

More [c]ulture : to save the civilization of Europe

German military official (possibly William II, Emperor of Germany embracing another official, representing Turkey. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Publ... More

Burg Rheinstein / originalradirung von W. Leo Arndt ; druck von Meisenbach Riffarth & Co., Berlin.

Burg Rheinstein / originalradirung von W. Leo Arndt ; druck von Meisen...

Castle on hillside overlooking Rhine river, steamboat passing on the river. Y4767 U.S. Copyright Office. .

Erfurt, Dom, Aussen, Nordportal

Erfurt, Dom, Aussen, Nordportal

Exterior view of the north gate of Erfurt cathedral, Germany Public domain photograph of historic building, cathedral, church, religious architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Emperor Wilhelm II, full-length portrait]

[Emperor Wilhelm II, full-length portrait]

Public domain photograph of 19th-century painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Poster - Kriegsanleihe zeichnen! / LO. - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Kriegsanleihe zeichnen! / LO. - Public domain lithograph

Text: Subscribe to the War Loan! Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Gib zur Ludendorff-Spende für Kriegsbeschädigte! Für dich haben sie geblutet! / Bernhard.

Gib zur Ludendorff-Spende für Kriegsbeschädigte! Für dich haben sie ge...

Poster urges people to give to the Ludendorff Fund for War Disabled, saying "They have bled for you." Stamp: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Gold gab ich zur Wehr, Eisen nahm ich zur Ehr ... / Gipkens nach Hosaeus.

Gold gab ich zur Wehr, Eisen nahm ich zur Ehr ... / Gipkens nach Hosae...

Poster shows silhouette of a kneeling woman (probably modeled on a work by Hermann Hosaeus) holding a jewelry box and offering a gold rosary(?). Text: I gave gold for defense, iron I honored(?). Bring your gold... More

Assorted cargo for the return trip

Assorted cargo for the return trip

Diplomat, possibly Johann von Bernstorff, seated on ship cargo at pier labeled: "Embassy pets, Count von Bernstorff, Berlin, Germany, via U submersible freight" and "Von Egels safe." "Plot to sink the Lusitania... More

Weinachten im Feld! 1917. Spendet Geld und Liebesgaben für unsere Krieger! / AM.

Weinachten im Feld! 1917. Spendet Geld und Liebesgaben für unsere Krie...

Poster shows a Christmas tree decorated with candles in front of a red cross. Text: Christmas in the field! 1917. Contribute money and gift packages for our warriors! Signed with artist's monogram.

Denkt an die Ludendorff-Spende für Kriegsbeschädigte! / Bernhard.

Denkt an die Ludendorff-Spende für Kriegsbeschädigte! / Bernhard.

Poster encouraging donations to the Ludendorff Fund for the War Disabled. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe. Die Zeit ist hart, aber der Sieg ist sicher / B.P.

Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe. Die Zeit ist hart, aber der Sieg ist sicher / ...

Poster shows a portrait profile of Field Marshall Paul von Hindenburg. Text: Subscribe to the War Loan. Times are difficult but victory is certain.

Alles fürs Vaterland! Alles für die Freiheit!

Alles fürs Vaterland! Alles für die Freiheit!

Poster shows a German soldier with rifle in one hand and the other raised in the "V" sign; in background a factory and a town. Text declares "Everything for the Fatherland, everything for freedom", and instruct... More

Zeichnet die Kriegsanleihe! / Willy Stöwer 1918.

Zeichnet die Kriegsanleihe! / Willy Stöwer 1918.

Print shows a German sailor leaning out a porthole, looking directly at the viewer, and pointing to the text of the title (sign the war loan). An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort. Signed an... More

Sammelt Brennesseln, die deutsche Baumwolle! / Fritz Wolffhügel, München.

Sammelt Brennesseln, die deutsche Baumwolle! / Fritz Wolffhügel, Münch...

Poster shows a spool of thread on a nettle stalk surrounded by nettle leaves; in background the Bavarian flag. Text: Collect stinging nettles, the German cotton. Bavarian Nettle Center, Munich. Forms part of: R... More

Tretet ein in den Grenzschutz Ost! Schütz die Heimat gegen Bolschewismus! / Bernhard.

Tretet ein in den Grenzschutz Ost! Schütz die Heimat gegen Bolschewism...

Poster shows a village in flames with a large claw-like hand formed out of smoke posed over the buildings. Text encourages people to volunteer for the Eastern Border Protection Corps in order to protect against... More

Jn der Siedlung nördl. des Bahnhofs M. in einer Grube aufgefundenen Leichen einer ca 35 jähr. Frau mit 2 Knaben im Alter von 10 und 5 Jahren ... Die Leiche einer ca. 35 jähr ....

Jn der Siedlung nördl. des Bahnhofs M. in einer Grube aufgefundenen Le...

Photographs show corpses in the snow in a wooded area of civilians executed during the assault on Metgethen, Germany, by Soviet troops in 1945. In album: Bildbericht über von den Bolschewisten ermordete und ge... More

Die Barnum & Bailey groesste schaustellung der welt Der welt grösstes, grossartigstes, bestes amusements-institut.

Die Barnum & Bailey groesste schaustellung der welt Der welt grösstes,...

Circus poster showing cowboys performing riding and rope tricks. Caption: Scenen aus dem wilden Westen und Zeitvertreib einer Truppe amerikanischer Cow-Boys. Copyright by the Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati &... More

And this is no scrap of paper - Drawing. Public domain image.

And this is no scrap of paper - Drawing. Public domain image.

French military officer (Ferdinand Foch) with sword showing paper "Terms, the German people must pay for all damage to civilians on land or sea or from the air" to German military officer, possibly William II. ... More

Deutsche Ausstellung, Sparsame Baustoffe. Ausstellungshallen am Zoo, 16. November bis 22 Dezbr. / Gipkens.

Deutsche Ausstellung, Sparsame Baustoffe. Ausstellungshallen am Zoo, 1...

Poster shows a money box and coins in front of an Ionic column. Text announces an exhibit in Berlin of economical building materials. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Der Uhrmacher. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Der Uhrmacher. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows a man making a small clock in a clock making shop.

The Bastei, Saxon Switzerland - Public domain albumen print photograph

The Bastei, Saxon Switzerland - Public domain albumen print photograph

Cliffs over the Elbe river. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 188. No. 356.

Hier zeichnet man die Kriegsanleihe / Bernhard.

Hier zeichnet man die Kriegsanleihe / Bernhard.

Text: You can subscribe to War Loan here. Closing: Oct. 18, 1 pm.

Warmes Herz, offene Hand unsern Kriegsbeschädigten! Gib zur Ludendorff-Spende! / Bernhard.

Warmes Herz, offene Hand unsern Kriegsbeschädigten! Gib zur Ludendorff...

Poster encouraging people to contribute to the Ludendorff Fund for War Disabled with slogan, "Warm Heart, open hand for those disabled by the war." From: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe / K. Sigrist.

Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe / K. Sigrist.

Poster shows the head of an eagle over a dove of peace in flight. Text: Subscribe to the War Loan. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Die neue Kriegsanleihe muss erfolgreich sein, sonst ermutigen wir England weiterzukämpfen! ... / Bernhard.

Die neue Kriegsanleihe muss erfolgreich sein, sonst ermutigen wir Engl...

Text states that the new war loan must be successful if Germany is to be victorious.

Warmes Herz, offene Hand unsern Kriegsbeschädigten! Gib zur Ludendorff-Spende! / Bernhard.

Warmes Herz, offene Hand unsern Kriegsbeschädigten! Gib zur Ludendorff...

Poster encouraging contributions to the Ludendorff Fund for War Disabled. From: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Tonhalle ... Ausstellung von Arbeiten der in der Schweiz internierten deutschen Kriegsgefangenen / Ludwig Hohlwein, München.

Tonhalle ... Ausstellung von Arbeiten der in der Schweiz internierten ...

Poster shows a pensive German soldier resting his head on his fist. Text announces an exhibition of artwork by German prisoners of war held in Switzerland. Location, times, and entrance fee included. Forms part... More

Es gilt die letzen Schläge, den Sieg zu vollenden! Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe! / Gerd Paul.

Es gilt die letzen Schläge, den Sieg zu vollenden! Zeichnet Kriegsanle...

Poster shows a medieval warrior about to slay a roaring lion. Text: It is essential that the last blows achieve victory! Subscribe to the War Loan. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Erklärung der Parteiführer des Reichstags / Bernhard.

Erklärung der Parteiführer des Reichstags / Bernhard.

Poster is a declaration by Reichstag party leaders that the government intends to honor the interest on war bonds. The names of party leaders appear on bottom of poster.

Bauern, tut eurer Pflicht! Die Städte hungern / H. Hönich, München.

Bauern, tut eurer Pflicht! Die Städte hungern / H. Hönich, München.

Poster shows a distraught mother and her five starving children around a table. One child holds a bread box with nothing in it; another child cries. Text: Farmers, do your duty! The cities are starving. Forms p... More

Scharfschützenkorps Prey. Nur ausgesuchte Leute aller Waffen, meldet Euch / L. Impekoven, 1919.

Scharfschützenkorps Prey. Nur ausgesuchte Leute aller Waffen, meldet E...

Poster shows profile of German soldier against targets(?). Text: Sharpshooter Corp Prey. Only experienced people, all weapons, register. Place of registration and benefits are given. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv... More

Goethe's garden home, where many of his finest works were written, Germany

Goethe's garden home, where many of his finest works were written, Ger...

People in foreground by garden wall with house behind. J2135467 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No copyright renewal per LC Photoduplication Service. No. V24539.

Studenten seid Propagandisten des Führers Hoch-u. Fachschulen bekennen sich am 29. März zur Deutschen Freiheitsbewegung / / Ludwig Hohlwein, München.

Studenten seid Propagandisten des Führers Hoch-u. Fachschulen bekennen...

Poster shows a man with left arm raised calling out to students to become propagandists for the Führer; a large swastika in the lower left corner mirrors that on his lapel. The man also asks that universities a... More

Unter diesem Schneehaufen im Garten derselben Siedlung lagen gen mit Abfall und Tannenzweigen bedeckt, die Leichen einer ca 30. jähr. Frau eines ca. 35 jähr. beinamputierten Soldaten und eines ca. 5 jähr ... Die drei Leichen nach Entfernung von Schnee und Abfall.

Unter diesem Schneehaufen im Garten derselben Siedlung lagen gen mit A...

Photographs show corpses in the snow in a wooded area of civilians executed during the assault on, Metgethen, Germany, by Soviet troops in 1945. In album: Bildbericht über von den Bolschewisten ermordete und g... More

Metgethen, Eichenweg 3/5. Vor dem Hause eine etwa 75 Jahre alte weibliche Leiche ... Nahaufnahme der Leiche ....

Metgethen, Eichenweg 3/5. Vor dem Hause eine etwa 75 Jahre alte weibli...

Photographs show a corpse in the snow of a woman executed during the assault on Metgethen, Germany, by Soviet troops in 1945. In album: Bildbericht über von den Bolschewisten ermordete und geschändete Deutsche... More

Who shall rule--man or beast? / W.A. Rogers.

Who shall rule--man or beast? / W.A. Rogers.

Allied powers "England," "France" (Joan of Arc), and "America" (Uncle Sam) attacking approaching mammoth (Germany) with spears. Copyright by New York Herald Company. Variant title on verso: The only issue. (DLC... More

Kurtze Breschreibung - dess auss Irrland - kœnigl. majestat in Schweden ... In solchem habit gehen die 800 in Stettin angekommen Irrländer oder Irren / / G. Koler excud.

Kurtze Breschreibung - dess auss Irrland - kœnigl. majestat in Schwede...

Broadside shows four "Irish" soldiers in kilts with battle scene in the background. 800 Scottish troops arrived to battle in Stettin on the side of Swedish troops in 1631. Lengthy descriptive text in German bel... More

Rote Kreuz-Sammlung 1914. Sammlung zugunsten der Freiwilligen Krankenpflege im Kriege / Ludwig Hohlwein, München.

Rote Kreuz-Sammlung 1914. Sammlung zugunsten der Freiwilligen Krankenp...

Poster shows wounded German soldier; in background a large red cross. Text: Red Cross Collection Drive 1914. Collection to Aid volunteer nursing in the war. Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Pu... More

And this is no scrap of paper - Drawing. Public domain image.

And this is no scrap of paper - Drawing. Public domain image.

French military officer (Ferdinand Foch) with sword showing paper "Terms, the German people must pay for all damage to civilians on land or sea or from the air" to German military officer, possibly William II. ... More

Poster - Spartakus bei der Arbeit - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Spartakus bei der Arbeit - Public domain lithograph

Poster showing a man, representing the communist group Spartakus, strangling another man. A woman and child lie in a pool of blood beneath the victim. Text: Spartakus at work. Exhibited: "Mother's Arms : Kathe... More

[Manfred seated and pointing to two knelling men with falcons]

[Manfred seated and pointing to two knelling men with falcons]

Illus. in: De arte venandi cum avibus / Friedrich II, Emperor of Germany. Augustae Vindelicorum, Apud I. Praetorium, 1596. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library o... More

Konigsee - Public domain albumen print photograph

Konigsee - Public domain albumen print photograph

View of the Königsee with two men and a woman in foreground. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 153. No. R17.

Rhine. Lurlei rocks - Public domain albumen print photograph

Rhine. Lurlei rocks - Public domain albumen print photograph

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 29, lower right. No. B63.

[Crowd of German civilians, including children, surrounding a cannon which has a garland hanging from the muzzle]

[Crowd of German civilians, including children, surrounding a cannon w...

Stamped on back: Photo J.P. Böhm, Müchen, Karlstrasse Nr. 35. Forms part of the Rehse Archiv für Zeitgeschichte und Publizistik.

Ludendorff-Spende. German postcard

Ludendorff-Spende. German postcard

Postcard is a reproduction of Ludwig Hohlwein poster showing an injured soldier holding tools in one hand and a crutch in the other. Printed on back: Künstlerpostkarte nr.2 von Prof. Ludw. Hohlwein, München.

For ways that are dark - Drawing. Public domain image.

For ways that are dark - Drawing. Public domain image.

Masked man with suitcase, "Dynamite, von Papen," accepting money from German diplomat (Johann von Bernstorff) approaching "White House" with paper reading: "The imperial government reiterates its belief in thos... More

Des Kaisers Weihnachtsreise / HRE., Movie Poster

Des Kaisers Weihnachtsreise / HRE., Movie Poster

Poster shows a winter scene at the battfield field. In the background, a church with stars overhead; in the foreground, fence posts with barbed wire strung between them and evergreen trees. Text advertises Neus... More

Was England will! / Egon Tschirch 1918.

Was England will! / Egon Tschirch 1918.

Poster shows swarms of British planes bombing a factory. Text: What England wants! Additional text is a quote from British Labour party leader Johnson-Hicks which appeared in the Daily Telegraph, Jan. 3, 1918: ... More

Zeichtnet die Neunte! Es geht un Alles was wir lieben! / Bernhard.

Zeichtnet die Neunte! Es geht un Alles was wir lieben! / Bernhard.

Poster showing a woman holding a child; in the background a soldier and a German town. Text: Subscribe to the ninth war loan! It is for everything we hold dear! Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Zeitgeschichte un... More

Die grosse Schlacht in Frankreich / H.R. Erdt.

Die grosse Schlacht in Frankreich / H.R. Erdt.

Poster shows German soldiers around a cannon. In the background looms an image of General Paul von Hindenburg. Text advertises part 1 of the film "The Great Battle in France." Forms part of: Rehse-Archiv für Ze... More

Der letzte Hieb ist die 8. Kriegsanleihe / Paul Neumann, A.E.N.

Der letzte Hieb ist die 8. Kriegsanleihe / Paul Neumann, A.E.N.

Print shows an idealized German soldier swinging a large sword. An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort. Signed on stone by artist. Stamped in left: F.J.M. Rehse Archiv f. Zeitgeschichte u. Pub... More

Die Heimat ist in Gefahr! / V. Arnaud.

Die Heimat ist in Gefahr! / V. Arnaud.

Poster shows piles of dead and dying people; behind them looms a skull in a Russian-style hat and coat. Text exclaims that the homeland is in danger from Bolshevism coming across the eastern borders and that la... More

Hunderttausende heimatstreuer Oberschlesier wollen zur Abstimmung Fahren ... Gebt zur Bayer. "Grenz-Spende" (Bagreta) / LO.

Hunderttausende heimatstreuer Oberschlesier wollen zur Abstimmung Fahr...

Poster shows a large group of figures in the shape of Upper Silesia and a train going past them. Text states that millions of patriotic Upper Silesians wish to vote in the upcoming election but are too poor to ... More

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